Former Director of Public Prosecutions already advising party on a victim’s law’ for manifesto
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Thursday 05 July 2012
Events attended by the country’s top employers, their own investment funds and a combined annual turnover of more than £1.8m: the UK’s student societies mean business. The RBS ESSA seeks to reward them, writes Gemma Howe
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Chinese officials have threatened to pull the country's Olympic athletes out of their training camp in Leeds due to a scheduled visit by the Dalai Lama to the city, it was reported today.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
British universities could lose out on millions of pounds annually if immigration policies are not changed, senior education figures have warned David Cameron.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Britain is facing a "tsunami" of pain as the number of osteoarthritis cases soars in the future, a leading expert has warned.
Thursday 15 March 2012
Andy Brown, a Masters student in polymer science, explains its appeal
Monday 05 September 2011
Cambridge is the best university in the world, according to a new league table which sees its rival Oxford awarded fifth place.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
Some herbal remedies still lack clear safety information on side-effects despite new EU rules earlier this year that they should carry warnings. New research shows that even products that fall under these new rules are available online and in shops without the safety information, and old stock is still on sale.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Cec Thompson was a man who, from unpromising beginnings, made a remarkable success of his life, on and off the rugby league field. Not content to rest on his laurels after becoming the first black player to represent Great Britain in 1951, he became a successful businessman, a highly respected economics teacher and a driving force behind the Student Rugby League. All this after leaving school at 14 and barely being able to read and write when well into his 20s.
Friday 08 July 2011
Five years ago Andy Kershaw's life unravelled horribly, thanks to that very modern nemesis, the carelessly undeleted text message. Moving into his new house on the Isle of Man with his family, the broadcaster was undone when his partner borrowed his mobile and saw evidence of what he refers to as "leg-over in Reading" a year earlier. It was of such little significance, he said, he hadn't even bothered to delete it. If the encounter was so devoid of meaning, why did he bother in the first place?
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Sulphur pollutants from coal-fired power stations in China have tended to cool the global climate over the past decade in contrast to the warming effect resulting from rising concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, scientists have found.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
The Japanese man accused of murdering Lindsay Hawker has apologised to her family for raping and strangling the British teacher, but he denied intent to kill in the opening yesterday of his long-awaited trial outside Tokyo.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Sunday 13 March 2011
Witnesses appearing on behalf of US student Amanda Knox have rejected a claim she was seen near a house where her British roommate was murdered in Italy.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Every few months, a science story appears which is so totally misunderstood that mild-mannered scientists take off their lab coats, flex their biceps and gently explain that percentages don't actually work that way, so no, everyone isn't about to die of E.coli, not even if they lick a goat and don't wash their hands.
Thursday 03 February 2011
The harrowing scene of Meredith Kercher's murder has been recreated for a television film, showing her screaming in terror as her killers pin her down.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
- 2 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 3 Picture of couple posing with beached dolphin 'that later died' causes outrage
- 4 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, Guatemala
- 5 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village